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Health Check Ep 5: Can coffee or a piping hot cup of tea increase your risk of cancer?

By The Straits Times and The Business Times

Health Check Season 1: Can coffee or a piping hot cup of tea increase your risk of cancer? 10:01 mins Synopsis: In this fortnightly podcast series on Wednesdays, The Straits Times guides you to healthier living and debunks the myths with expert guests. Dr Wong Seng Weng - medical director and consultant medical oncologist at The Cancer Centre - answers the following questions. Can drinking coffee increase the risk of getting cancer? What's a safe amount of coffee to drink daily? Four cups? Or is that considered too many? To help prevent an increased risk of oesophageal cancer, how long should you let that piping hot beverage cool before you drink it? Produced by: Joyce Teo and Ernest Luis Edited by: Adam Azlee Subscribe, like and rate Health Check on: Spotify: http://str.sg/oeGY Apple Podcasts: http://str.sg/oeXP Google podcasts: http://str.sg/oeLN Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg

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